Athol Congregational Church to celebrate Pride & Inclusion Sunday

06-19-2024 3:43 PM

ATHOL – In recognition of Pride Month, Athol Congregational Church will present Pride & Inclusion Sunday, a service which will take place June 23 beginning at 10 a.m.Pride Month is celebrated each June to commemorate lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Richard Sheridan remembered with testimonial gathering at White Cloud Diner

06-19-2024 5:01 PM

ORANGE – Dozens of surviving friends filled the White Cloud Diner after hours on Sunday, June 9, to honor the memory of local “man of the people” Richard Sheridan.At 78, Sheridan, who had served in several official posts over many years, died on April...


Bulletin Board: Dezmond Jurkowski’s hit lifts Rotary into GMLB AAA championship game
06-19-2024 8:48 PM

Dezmond Jurkowski drove Emerson Maxam in for the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting Rotary Club to the GMLB AAA championship game with a semifinal victory over Pioneer Valley Tire on Wednesday night. It was a continuation of...


My Turn: Either respect U.S. immigration law or admit you don’t really care
06-19-2024 5:01 PM

Earlier this month, the White House put out a “Fact Sheet” meant to explain President Biden’s latest immigration-related executive action, which orders American authorities to drastically limit many immigrants’ ability to make their case for asylum...

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Orange Police Logs, April 25 - 30
05-28-2024 1:51 PM

ORANGE POLICE LOGSApril 25 - 30Thursday, April 251:26 p.m. - Caller from Oak Drive states there has been a suspicious vehicle parked in front of her house for approximately 20 minutes. Description was a dark blue or black small SUV, didn’t want to...


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Sounds Local: Bluegrass superstars come to West Whately: Plus, last minute reminders for Green River Fest this weekend
06-19-2024 1:17 PM

In 2020, the Nashville-based bluegrass band Sister Sadie accomplished what no all-female bluegrass band had ever done: They won the International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of the Year award. That honor is only one of the many bestowed on...


Obit photo for Stella Noyes Stella Noyes

Athol, MA - Stella Lipiec Noyes, a woman whose name is synonymous with warmth, compassion, and a sprinkle of wit, was born on the 17th of March, 1927, in Wolka, Poland. A woman of generosity and love, she has left us physically, but her... remainder of obit for Stella Noyes

Obit photo for Richard A. Cook Richard A. Cook

ORANGE, MA - Richard A. Cook, 66, of Fairman Road and formerly of Lowell, beloved father and grandfather, died Friday evening, June 14, 2024 at Charlene Manor in Greenfield, surrounded by loved ones. Born in Lowell on November 23, 1957... remainder of obit for Richard A. Cook

Obit photo for Michael A. Sinclair Michael A. Sinclair

ORANGE, MA - Michael A. Sinclair, 64, of Daniel Shays Highway, passed away due to complications from recent surgery to help him with his cancer fight, on Saturday, June 15, 2024 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. Mike had fought a co... remainder of obit for Michael A. Sinclair

Obit photo for Thomas A. Barnes Thomas A. Barnes

ORANGE, MA - Thomas A. Barnes, 79, of Prentiss Street, died peacefully at home early Wednesday morning, June 12, 2024 following an illness, with his wife at his side. Born in Greenfield on July 24, 1944, he was the son of Bernard and ... remainder of obit for Thomas A. Barnes


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